Investigation and Management of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases

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Vinna An Matthew Wei Raaj Chandra Malcolm Steel

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Colorectal cancer remains the third most common cancer worldwide and ranks 2nd in cancer-related mortality in developed countries. The liver is the first organ involved with metastatic disease after lymph node spread is excluded. Colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) are present in over 70% of patients dying from disseminated colorectal cancer. The approach to investigation and management of CRLM remains a complex area, in which practice is continuing to evolve with new evidence, and which ongoing research is ongoing. This review aims to provide a broad, up-to-date overview of the current landscape of the literature in regards to imaging modalities used in diagnosis and staging of CRLM, the multiple surgical management options available, as well as the adjunct therapies and chemotherapy regimens utilised.

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AN, Vinna et al. Investigation and Management of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 7, july 2018. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://journals.ke-i.org/index.php/mra/article/view/1818>. Date accessed: 16 dec. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v6i7.1818.
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